Arizona Community Protection and Treatment Center

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Improving Outcomes at the Arizona State Hospital

By | January 2nd, 2015|Behavioral Health|

A key priority of our agency during 2014 was to improve outcomes among patients on their path to Recovery at the State Hospital. Our Hospital team cares for people who have mental health issues, whether for civil reasons or committed through the criminal courts. We also oversee the Arizona Community Protection and Treatment Center. In [...]

Hospital Pass Reboot

By | September 12th, 2011|Behavioral Health|

Back in June a resident of our Arizona Community Protection and Treatment Center (ACPTC) (one of our civilly committed sex offenders) escaped while he was on an approved pass to go to church.  He was found by Tempe police later that day.  Because of the security issues that the event raised, I asked the staff [...]

Our Fix-it Specialist

By | July 2nd, 2011|Behavioral Health, General|

Ann Froio has been the Department’s “Fix-it” specialist for the last several years. Most recently, Ann has served as Interim CEO for the Arizona State Hospital while the Department conducted a national search for a new CEO.  For the year prior to that, Ann served as the Interim Director at the Arizona Community Protection and Treatment [...]

Hospital & ACPTC Passes

By | June 11th, 2011|Behavioral Health|

Over the weekend a resident of our Arizona Community Protection and Treatment Center (ACPTC) escaped while he was on an approved pass to go to church.  The resident was accompanied by one of our staff during the outing.  The resident was authorized to go on the pass to church because he had “LRA” or “Least [...]

New ACPTC Program Activities

By | November 16th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Ever since our Arizona Community Protection and Treatment Center (on the grounds of the Arizona State Hospital) opened in 1998, we’ve been providing treatment to sexually violent persons who have a mental disorder and who have been convicted (or found guilty except insane) of a sexually violent offense or were charged with a sexually violent offense and [...]

ACPTC Security Enhancements

By | August 12th, 2010|General|

Last October a person that was awaiting a civil commitment hearing escaped from our Arizona Community Protection and Treatment Center ACPTC, which provides for the civil commitment of people who have a mental disorder that predisposes them to commit sexual acts that pose a danger to the health and safety of others.  Fortunately the person that [...]